The Mint 400, in partnership with Republic Services, has announced an industry wide desert clean-up event Saturday, March 5th in Jean, Nevada beginning at 9:00AM. Click here for full details.
The goal of the event is to unite the off-road community and clean up waste dumped illegally in the Jean area as well as promote sustainable habits and responsible public land use to improve Southern Nevada’s pristine desert landscape. The Mint 400 Desert Clean-Up event is presented by Republic Services, held in cooperation with the Southern Nevada BLM office.
In 2017, Republic Services partnered with The Mint 400 for their inaugural “Dash For Trash” event. Volunteers removed 14.54 tons of waste from the Nevada desert in the Jean area, but the team identified more work to be done. Since then, The Mint 400 Desert Clean Up presented by Republic Services has removed nearly 125 tons (250,000lbs!) from the Nevada Desert.
2017 = 14.54 tons (29,080 lbs)
2018 = 22.06 tons (44,120 lbs)
2019 = 34.46 tons (68,920 lbs)
2020 = 25.00 tons (50,000 lbs)
2021 = 28.84 tons (57,680 lbs)
6 Year Event Total = 124.90 tons (249,800 lbs)